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Rally and Protest at Driscoll's Berry Store and Distribution Center
1750 San Juan Rd, Aromas, CA 95004-9027...
Event Date: Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:25PM
Dutch parliament increases climate targets: 25 percent by 2020, 55 percent by 2030
The Netherlands parliament, in a non-binding vote, decided to increase their countries emission reduction targets to 25 percent by 2020 and 55 percent by 2030. This will almost certainly require the shut down of the 5 remaining coal fired power stations to achieve these targets....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:38PM
This Week in Palestine, September 23rd, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.8mb)
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 17, to the 23, 2016....
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 12:57PM
UN Conference on Trade and Development Warns Global Economy is in "Fragile State"
A report released from a UN group calls the global economy "fragile" and urges action on trade, tax and debt policies to improve economic growth. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's (UNCTAD) annual "Trade and Development Report" notes rising debt and inequality levels. The report warns that current economic challenges may be more difficult to manage than the 2008 global financial crisis....
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:12AM
Familias Unidas por la Justicia Announce Next Steps after Historic Win
Sacramento, CA – Today, 9/22, Edgar Franks, organizer with Community to Community Development (C2C), the support organization for Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ) reported on historic next steps following the culimination of FUJ’s organizing campaign. The farmworkers at Sakuma Bros. Berry Farm voted in a historic secret ballot election to have Familias Unidas por la Justicia represent them in negotiations for a union contract – the vote represents years of organizing and signals a new er...
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:26PM
Thousand of Activists Call for Protection of Silky Sharks at U.N. Wildlife Conference
This week conservationists delivered a petition signed by 15,002 global citizens to the Presidents of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala calling on them to support greater protections for silky sharks at an upcoming world wildlife conservation meeting....
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 11:17AM
Monopolization of mass media market – the course to power usurpation in Moldova
Possible adoption of the scandalous amendments to the Code on Television and Radio by the parliament of Moldova on the eve of the presidential elections in the country is subject for serious concern of the international community....
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:34AM
We Clarify and Reiterate the Driscoll’s Boycott is in Full Force
We will continue our resistance, boycotting Driscoll's for a better life and a better future for farmworkers' families in San Quintín....
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:30PM
Aclaramos de Manera Reiterada Que el Boicot a Driscoll’s Sigue Con Más Fuerza
Seguiremos en resistencia del boicot a Driscoll's por una mejor vida y un mejor futuro para las familias jornaleros en San Quintín....
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:22PM
Honduras - 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections May Pivot On Substance
In The U.S.A. We Vote The Politics Of Fear, The Prevailing Mythology: Vote Your Fears Not Your Values – but wait Bernie Supporters! What is it people are afraid of? This isn't Honduras. Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya recently announced on August 26, 2016, that his wife Xiomara Castro will run for the left-wing LIBRE Party in the 2017 presidential elections.” This is the second time that Castro will run for the presidency. She did so in 2013, but lost to Hernandez in a controversi...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 2:30PM
This Week in Palestine, September 16th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.2mb)
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 10, to the 16, 2016....
Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 12:03AM
Mozambique President Meets IMF and World Bank As Debt and Corruption Concerns Loom
Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi is in Washington for a series of meetings with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Secretary John Kerry and US AID's Gayle Smith....
Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 9:41AM
FWP Applauds Resolution to Four-Year Labor Dispute Between Farmworkers and Supplier to Driscoll's Berries
Portland, OR, September 13, 2016 – Fair World Project, a project of the Organic Consumers Association, the nation’s largest network of green and ethical consumers, is proud to announce the results of an election on September 12 that confirmed the independent union Familias Unidas por la Justicia (Familias Unidas) as the formal representatives of farm workers at Sakuma Brothers Farm (Sakuma) in Washington State, supplier to Driscoll’s, the largest berry distributor in the world. Fair World Pro...
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 2:26PM
Lawsuit Launched to Protect West Coast Whales From Dying in Nets
Conservation groups today filed a notice of intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service to protect endangered whales from mile-long drift gillnets and strings of sablefish pots off the West Coast. After two years of record reports of whales entangled in fishing gear off the West Coast — more than 60 in 2015 alone — 40 whales were reportedly entangled as of June 30, putting 2016 on pace to break records again. New information indicates that one humpback whale population that migrates f...
Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 10:36AM
This Week in Palestine, September 9th, 2016 (audio/mpeg 6.7mb)
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 03, to the 09, 2016....
Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2016 11:03AM
Pacific Island nations lead in ratification of Paris Agreement on climate change
The Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting has concluded in Pohnpei in the Marshall Islands. A major focus of this meeting was action on climate change following Paris and COP21 demonstrating further leadership by small island nations on this issue which affects us all....
Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 7:17PM
New Report Links Zika Virus to Steep Increase in Birth Defects in Brazil
A new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention connects the spreading Zika virus to a significant increase in birth defects in Brazil. According to the study, birth defects involving the nervous system nearly doubled after Zika arrived in Brazil, and researchers linked the virus' spread to poverty and living conditions in Northeast Brazil....
Posted: Fri Sep 9, 2016 8:36AM
WA Farmworkers to Vote on Union / Mexico Farmworkers Continue Driscoll's Boycott
Congratulations to Familias Unidas por la Justicia (FUJ)! FUJ is an independent farmworkers union and one of our newest members! After a three-year struggle, on September 4, 2016, FUJ reached an agreement with Sakuma Brothers Farm in Washington state to conduct a secret ballot election so the workers on the farm can vote whether they want FUJ to be their union. Sakuma Brothers is a supplier to Driscoll's Berries....
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 5:55PM
Oil Giant Enbridge to Purchase Gas Behemoth Spectra
Deal Would Create One of the Largest Corporate Polluters in the Country...
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 5:13PM
solidarity to the usa prisoners strike
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 12:39PM